From our February/March issue, Sonia Ortiz shares her Astrological Advice For Ladies Looking To Get Laid. Find out what's in your stars:
Jan. 20 to Feb. 18
The solar eclipse and new moon in Aquarius on February 15 will reveal secrets; expect big revelations, breakups, and new romances. You may be feeling some regret or a need to revise the course of your love life once Mercury goes retrograde on March 22. Things will relax and feel much more solid once Venus enters sensual and earthy Taurus on March 31.
Feb. 19 to Mar. 20
Venus will enter your sign on February 10, giving you a leg up in the art of seduction. Mercury, planet of communication, enters your sign on February 17. Use this to your advantage to get the attention you seek, but watch out—when Mercury goes retrograde on March 22, you may want more from a bad romance. Create healthy boundaries and don’t fall into a toxic trap.
Mar. 21 to Apr. 19
You’ll be feeling extra vulnerable early to mid-February when both Venus and Mercury are in Pisces, but it’s only temporary. You’ll have your comeback as the queen of your castle once Mercury and Venus enter Aries on March 6. Mixed signals from a crush can create a ton of drama if you’re not careful. Mercury retrograde is taking no prisoners.
Apr. 20 to May 20
You’ll need to venture out of your comfort zone in order to make things work with your partner, but the extra effort will pay off. Then get ready to snuggle up with Netflix and extra-yummy food before Mercury retrograde frazzles all communication for the next three weeks. Your sex drive will go into high gear when Venus enters Taurus at the end of March.
May 21 to June 20
February is filled with airy energy that may overload your circuits. The partial eclipse and new moon on February 15 will reveal secrets; avoid dramatic situations if you can. The full moon in Virgo will help solidify and pacify the situation temporarily. Mercury retrograde on March 22 may confuse you, so don’t make any solid decisions to keep or dump them until three weeks after.
June 21 to July 22
Be discerning with the person you’re getting involved with. All this heavy Aquarian energy will make you want to latch on to your new crush and plan your future immediately, but slow down. You don’t want this to be short-lived. Redecorate your bedroom after that full moon on March 1; get rid of anything that reminds you of your exes and replace it with new lover energy.
July 23 to Aug. 22
You’ll be extra chatty about your feelings with your partner once Venus enters Pisces on February 10. You may find yourself being extra patient with them, or if you’re single, with your crushes and/or dates. Things can get quite combustible with all the fiery Aries energy in Mercury and Venus on March 6, so be extra mindful not to hurt anyone’s feelings, including your own.
Aug. 23 to Sept. 22
When Venus enters your opposite sign, Pisces, everything you do with your partner or date will be intensified physically, which can be great but emotionally taxing. However, don’t take things too personally if your partner can’t see eye to eye with you. You’ll get an idea of where things are headed on March 1, when the full moon is shining bright in your sign.
Sept. 23 to Oct. 22
Unexpected romance appears around February 15 with all that revealing solar eclipse energy, and you’ll have your head in the clouds (and dating apps). When Mercury enters your opposite sign, Aries, on March 6, the fire sign takes the wheel. You and your boo may ditch work to go on a super-secret date, but don’t escape for too long or it will annoy your colleagues.
Oct. 23 to Nov. 21
Tense energy leading up to the partial solar eclipse in Aquarius is going to mess up your game. Don’t waste your time or anyone else’s if your heart’s not in it. You may be pining over an ex, who you’ll be tempted to reach out to for closure. Mercury retrograde will help you work through that. You need one last hurrah before you can move on.
Nov. 22 to Dec. 21
The energy leading up to partial solar eclipse in Aquarius is gonna have a strong influence on you. Prepare to be wooed a lot during early February. You may feel overly sympathetic to your lover when Mercury enters Pisces, but you have to let them go before they cramp your style. When Mercury enters sizzling Aries and sexy Venus, it will definitely up your game.
Dec. 22 to Jan. 19
You’ll feel nostalgic for past lovers when Venus enters Pisces, but being the practical sign you are, you’ll seek out a new partner who has their good qualities without the annoying stuff. Love goes on the backburner after the full moon on March 1, when you go into planning mode. Be attentive to your lover or risk having them walk out on you.
By Sonia Ortiz
Illustrated by Ada Buchholc
This article originally appeared in the February/March 2018 print edition of BUST Magazine. Subscribe today!
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